COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 139

August 29, 2003

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Final Title IV, Part A(Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program) Entitlements for the 2003-2004 School Year

 

Final allocations for Title IV, Part A: Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSCA) Program have been confirmed by the U.S. Department of Education as follows:

 

Total Allocation to Virginia $8,950,205

 

Governors Office (20%) $1,790,041

 

Virginia Department of Education (80%) $7,160,164

 

Of the amount allocated to the Department of Education, funds will be distributed as follows:

 

School Divisions $6,658,953

(Entitlement 93%)

 

Department of Education $501,211

(Programs and Administration 7%)

 

Funds will be released in two phases. On July 1, 2003, 28 percent of the money was made available to states and

school divisions. The remaining 78 percent of the funds will be available on October 1, 2003. The attached table

provides a listing by school divisions of the SDFSCA Program allocations.

 

 

 

 

Applications for Phase II Title IV, Part A funds should be submitted no later than September 30, 2003. Questions regarding this program should be directed to Arlene Cundiff at (804) 225-2871 or by e-mail to acundiff@mail.vak12ed.edu, office of student services.

 

JLD/ADC/rpa

 

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